(2016/09/23) Working to maintain the status quo (Media)
September 23, 2016•75 min
Edition #1044 Today we look at some of the ways our corporate media work to ignore widespread disaffection and real issues in favor of fluff, argument and ineffectual neutrality Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991 Show Notes Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill Ch. 2: Act 1: Media ignores widespread disaffection with political system - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 6-3-16 Ch. 3: Song 1: Messages - Xavier Rudd Ch. 4: Act 2: Why Don't We Hear About Real Issues On The News? - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 08-17-16 Ch. 5: Song 2: My Conversation - The Uniques Ch. 6: Act 3: Independent Media In Danger, Allegations of YouTube Censorship - @DavidPakmanShow - Air Date: 09-02-16 Ch. 7: Song 3: I Love You Money - Lowell Ch. 8: Act 4: Crisis Engulfs Fox News as Roger Ailes Sexual Harrassment & Spying Scandal Grows - @DemocracyNow - Air Date: 08-11-16 Ch. 9: Song 4: Abuse of Power - Lion of Light Ch. 10: Act 5: CNN's morally bankrupt hiring of former Trump campaign staffer - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 7-1-16 Ch. 11: Song 5: That’s All - Clare and the Reasons Ch. 12: Act 6: The media and political parties collude to make debates profitable and worthless - @RalphNader Radio Hour - Air Date 9-10-16 Ch. 13: Song 6: Turtle (Bonobo Remix) - Pilote Ch. 14: Act 7: A Recent History of Political Lies - On The Media - Air Date 7-8-16 Voicemails Ch. 15: Working with Central Americans - Justin from Mitchell, Indiana Ch. 16: The migration story replays itself over and over again - Justin from Mitchell, Indiana Ch. 17: How can a community hold an abuser accountable? - Megan from Baltimore Ch. 18: We have ourselves to blame for the media - Wade from Ft. Worth, TX Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics Ch. 19: Final comments on the degree to which I hate cable news channels Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone Produced by Jay! Tomlinson Thanks for listening! Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores! Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!